Assassination movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant assassination movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, intense, suspense and tense films and TV shows about / with assassination, assassin, storytelling, dialogue, murder, deadly, death, violence, betrayal and corruption plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as assassination: Salt (2010), Hitman (2007), Killer Elite (2011), 11.22.63 (2016), Inglourious Basterds (2009), Lincoln (2012), Quarry (2016), A Driver for Vera (2004), Z (1969), Nikita (2010).
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11.22.63
Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
60 min.
 8.2
Inglourious Basterds
Adventure, Drama, War
Germany, USA
153 min.
 8.3
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The Clovehitch Killer
Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
USA
 8.5
Deadpool 2
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
USA
119 min.
 7.9

List of assassination movies

 6.4
 270K
Salt
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspense, surprise ending, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, double agent, assassination, cold war, secret service, betrayal, chase, cia, female spy, revenge, russian spy, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, new york, usa, soviet union, manhattan new york city ...
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 6.3
 151K
Hitman
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The best-selling videogame, Hitman, roars to life with both barrels blazing in this hardcore action-thriller starring Timothy Olyphant. A genetically engineered assassin with deadly aim, known only as "Agent 47" eliminates strategic ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, one man army, computer game, fight scenes, brutality, killer, betrayal, danger, conspiracy, secret identity, lookalikes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, europe, soviet union, nigeria, moscow russia ...
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 6.5
 115K
Killer Elite
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Based on a shocking true story, Killer Elite pits two of the world’s most elite operatives—Danny, an ex-special ops agent and Hunter, his longtime mentor—against the cunning leader of a secret military society. Covering the globe from ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, hostage, spy, secret service, assassination, mentor, mercenary, chase, secret society, car chase, violence, desert ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: england, london, middle east, europe, australia ...
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 8.2
 56K
11.22.63
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An English teacher travels back in time to prevent the Kennedy assassination, but discovers he is attached to the life he has made in a bygone era.
Style: stylized, suspense, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: time travel, assassination, period piece, kennedy assassination, conspiracy, historical event, changing the past or future, surveillance, time, twists & turns, conspiracy theory, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, future, 50s, year 1963
Place: usa, dallas texas
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Inglourious Basterds
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as "The Basterds" are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds, lead by Lt. ...
Style: tense, dark humor, suspense, entertaining, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, war, german, heroic mission, assassination, hitler, working undercover, dynamite, plan gone awry, fictional reality, loss of family member, murder of family ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: france, germany, europe, paris france
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 7.4
 222K
Lincoln
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish ...
Style: factual, captivating, epic, suspense, tense ...
Plot: american civil war, historical character, politics, head of state, period piece, righting the wronged, speech, assassination, idealism, human spirit, slavery, moral dilemma ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 8.2
 9K
Quarry
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The story of Mac Conway, a Marine who returns home to Memphis from Vietnam in 1972 and finds himself shunned by those he loves and demonized by the public. As he struggles to cope with his experiences at war, Conway is drawn into a network of ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, hitman, teaching the ways of the world, working undercover, vietnam veteran, money, murder, haunted by the past, homecoming, adaptation, corruption, blackmail ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: usa, mississippi
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A Driver for Vera
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The film is set during 1962 in Sevastopol, Crimea, then a secret Navy Base in the Soviet Union. General Serov hires Viktor, a cadet from the Kremlin Guard to work as his private chauffeur. In a jet-black "ZIM" limo, Viktor is chauffeuring ...
Style: dramatic, realistic, suspenseful, serious, brutal
Plot: unwanted pregnancy, father daughter relationship, kgb, social relations, family relations, young soldier, outcast, stranded, tragedy, driver, young man, handicapped ...
Time: 1960s
Place: soviet union
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 8.2
 20K
Z
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Algeria
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Repression is the rule of the day in this film that skewers Greek governance of the 1960s. Z, a leftist rabble rouser, is killed in what appears to be a traffic accident. But given the political climate, the death of such a prominent activist raises ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: assassination, politics, journalism, political corruption, investigation, fighting the system, corruption, conspiracy, brutality, tragedy, betrayal, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: greece, europe
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 7.7
 45K
Nikita
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Nikita will stop at nothing to expose and destroy Division, the secret U.S. agency who trained her as a spy and assassin.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female killer, hitman, female spy, chases and races, betrayal, working undercover, crimes, secret government organization, mole, killings, assassination, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Parallax View
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ambitious reporter, investigating a senator's assassination, realizes witnesses to the shooting are systematically dying and discovers a multi-million dollar corporation which serves as a front for the recruitment of political assassins.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, stylized, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: assassination, politics, investigation, corruption, murder, conspiracy, assassin, brainwashing, paranoia, conspiracy theory, neo noir, political ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, seattle, latin america, usa, seattle washington
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Death of a President
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A fictional investigative documentary looks back on the "assassination" of George W. Bush and attempts to answer the question of who committed the murder. Perhaps less morbid and disturbing to watch now than during Bush's presidency, ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: politics, assassination, secret service, terrorism, assassin, murder, death, investigation, crime, president, world politics, gulf war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2007, near future
Place: iraq, middle east, usa, syria, pakistan ...
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 6.9
 14K
Azumi
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In war-torn Japan, the Tokugawa Shogun, desperate to restore peace to his people, orders the assassination of the hostile warlords. A beautiful young woman is raised from birth with nine other orphans, to become an assassin. Her name is Azumi, the ...
Style: stylized, epic, exciting, serious, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: assassination, martial arts, assassin, vengeance, samurai, sword fight, ninja, survival, violence, blood, revenge, death ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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 6.4
 14K
Parkland
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: November 22nd, 1963 was a day that changed the world forever — when young American President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. This film follows, almost in real time, a handful of individuals forced to make split-second decisions ...
Style: tense, gloomy, serious, factual, realistic ...
Plot: assassination, hospital, fbi, secret service, murder, assassin, doctors, president, conspiracy, conspiracy theory, assassins, americana ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1963
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas
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The Emperor and the Assassin
Genre: Drama, History
Country: China, Japan, France
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In pre-unified China, the King of Qin sends his concubine to a rival kingdom to produce an assassin for a political plot, but as the king's cruelty mounts she finds her loyalty faltering.
Style: epic, captivating, serious, breathtaking, stylized ...
Plot: assassination, assassin, betrayal, sword fight, murder, revolution, period piece, blind ambition, fight scenes, dialogue, beautiful scenery, storytelling ...
Time: 18th century
Place: china, asia, spain
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 6.3
 85K
The American
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dispatched to a small Italian town to await further orders, assassin Jack embarks on a double life that may be more relaxing than is good for him.
Style: stylized, tense, suspense, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: assassination, assassin, betrayal, hitman, loneliness, prostitute, paranoia, chase, espionage, violence, gunfight, guilt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, sweden, rome italy
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Assassin's Creed
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France, UK, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malta
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Through unlocked genetic memories that allow him to relive the adventures of his ancestor in 15th century Spain, Callum Lynch discovers he's a descendant of the secret 'Assassins' society. After gaining incredible knowledge and ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: assassination, assassin, adventure, chase, video game, violence, virtual reality, betrayal, murder, fight scenes, assassins, destiny ...
Time: ancient history, year 1986, 2010s, 15th century
Place: spain, london, texas
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The Professional
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: French secret agent Joss Baumont is sent to kill the president Njala of an African country. However, a counter-order is given before he can execute his mission and he is abandoned in the hands of foreign authorities. He escapes and seeks revenge by ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, interesting, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, revenge, vengeance, chase, violence, car chase, gunfight, french, prison escape, assassination attempt, assassins, surveillance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france, africa
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 7.0
 11K
The Mechanic
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Arthur Bishop is a veteran hit man who, owing to his penchant for making his targets' deaths seem like accidents, thinks himself an artist. It's made him very rich, but as he hits middle age, he's so depressed and lonely that he takes ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, crime, gangsters, assassin, father son relationship, betrayal, murder, violence, death, mafia, car chase ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: ireland, naples italy
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 6.3
 70K
Assassins
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Assassin Robert Rath arrives at a funeral to kill a prominent mobster, only to witness a rival hired gun complete the job for him -- with grisly results. Horrified by the murder of innocent bystanders, Rath decides to take one last job and then ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, chase, assassin, rivalry, gunfight, surveillance, revenge, violence, assassins, brutality, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, caribbean, detroit, seattle, seattle washington ...
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 6.6
 136K
Vantage Point
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The attempted assassination of the American President is told and re-told from several different perspectives.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, surprise ending, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, terrorism, secret service, chase, president, betrayal, conspiracy, car chase, murder, kidnapping, head of state, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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 7.6
 57K
13 Assassins
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan, UK
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A bravado period action film set at the end of Japan's feudal era in which a group of unemployed samurai are enlisted to bring down a sadistic lord and prevent him from ascending to the throne and plunging the country into a war-torn future.
Style: epic, realistic, stylized, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: samurai, martial arts, assassination, violence, gory, assassin, death, sword fight, blood, massacre, suicide, warrior ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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The Conspirator
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.
Style: captivating, talky, serious, dramatic, realistic ...
Plot: assassination, conspiracy, courtroom, lawyer, president, courtroom drama, civil war, idealism, justice, sacrifice, american civil war, death ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1860s
Place: usa, england, washington d.c.
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 6.7
 62K
Jackie
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Chile, France, USA, Hong Kong, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An account of the days of First Lady, Jacqueline Kennedy, in the immediate aftermath of John F. Kennedy's assassination in 1963.
Style: dramatic, melancholic, emotional, talky, sad ...
Plot: assassination, president, death, assassin, hospital, period piece, widow, first lady, character study, kennedy assassination, american history, life & death ...
Time: 1960s, year 1963
Place: california, usa, texas, america, dallas texas ...
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 7.2
 35K
Anthropoid
Genre: Biography, History, Thriller, War
Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In December 1941, Czech soldier Jozef Gabčík and Jan Kubiš parachute into their occupied homeland to assassinate Nazi officer Reinhard Heydrich
Style: dramatic, tense, factual, intense, emotional ...
Plot: assassination, nazi, assassin, betrayal, brutality, conspiracy, rebellion, nazis, wartime, torture, jews, holocaust ...
Time: year 1938, year 1942, 1940s
Place: germany, poland, prague, israel, england ...
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 8.0
 127K
JFK
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.
Style: serious, factual, disturbing, dramatic, realistic ...
Plot: president, conspiracy, investigation, assassination, obsession, politics, assassin, courtroom, corruption, murder, paranoia, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1963, 1960s
Place: new orleans, vietnam, cuba, washington d.c.
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 194K
Munich
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, suspense, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, assassination, terrorism, espionage, revenge, vengeance, murder, paranoia, morality, jewish, guilt, assassin ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: israel, palestine, middle east, europe, germany ...
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 8.1
 37K
The Samura
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Hitman Jef Costello is a perfectionist who always carefully plans his murders and who never gets caught.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, tense, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crime, assassination, police investigation, gangsters, surveillance, french, betrayal, chase, solitude, jazz, gangster ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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 7.1
 207K
Valkyrie
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Wounded in Africa during World War II, Nazi Col. Claus von Stauffenberg returns to his native Germany and joins the Resistance in a daring plan to create a shadow government and assassinate Adolf Hitler. When events unfold so that he becomes a ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, factual, bad ending, realistic ...
Plot: war, nazis, conspiracy, treason, courage, storytelling, plan gone awry, assassination attempt, resistance, world war two, death of protagonist, secrets ...
Time: year 1944, 20th century, 40s, year 1943, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, poland, africa, berlin germany ...
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 6.9
 91K
Patriot Games
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When CIA Analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets Jack and his family as revenge.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, assassination, assassin, cia, spy, revenge, espionage, chase, irish, conspiracy, violence, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: ireland, usa, london, washington d.c., scotland yard ...
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